Number of aboriginal children who died in Canada’s residential schools keeps rising


From 1905 to 1910 the federal government “estimated that between 40 and 60 percent of children in the residential schools at that time were dying. Then they stopped monitoring that … because I think they were scared by the numbers”.

– Justice Murray Sinclair, Chair, Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada

Watch this and I guarantee you’ll feel a little less proud to be Canadian:

http://www.cbc.ca/player/News/Politics/Power+&+Politics/ID/2428753310/

Author: Marty Logan

I am a husband and father communicating to change the world. I write, edit and podcast, mostly about health and human rights. Canada and Nepal. https://linktr.ee/martydlogan

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